Saturday January 31st, 2015
Saturday January 31st, 2015
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‘I don’t want to lose money’

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The series on “You can invest”, which dove-tailed into the one on “Why you are not investing”, received interesting responses from readers.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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On the top 10 performing stocks last week were the shares of UAC of Nigeria Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Mansard Insurance Plc, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, N.E.M Insurance Co (Nig.) Plc and Lafarge Africa Plc.

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SEC okays Access Bank’s N52.6bn rights issue

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Access Bank Plc has secured approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to proceed with plans to raise N52.6 billion in a share sale as it pursues expansion and stronger cash reserves.

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Why you are not investing (2)

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”I have many responsibilities”. This is another reason why some people don’t invest. Most of the people that make this as excuse are usually middle or high income people.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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Last week, the shares of Presco Plc, UAC of Nigeria Plc, Cutix Plc, Beta Glass Company (Nig.) Plc, Union Bank of Nigeria, UBN Plc and Custodian and Allied Plc enjoyed unalloyed patronage from the investing public, thereby emerging the most active stocks on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, in terms of price movement.

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Shareholders differ on Oteh

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that its Director-General, Ms Arunma Oteh, has stepped down.

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Wilko Corporation to take over Avon Crowncaps …

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Avon Crowncaps and Containers (Nigeria) Plc has announced the intension of its majority shareholder, Wilko Corporation, to take up the remaining minority equities in the company.

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Shareholders share concerns for investemnet climate in 2015

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Nigerian Stock Exchange

Expectations for 2015 have risen for Shareholders who have investments in the Nigerian Capital Market as they expect to get better dividend.

However, hopes have been dashed as a result of economic and political issues spanning from Naira devaluation, recapitalisation of stock broking houses, the forth coming elections and others.

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NSE activity turns positive helped by blue chips gains

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Nigerian Stock Exchange

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, yesterday returned to the green zone after three days of continuous decline last week.

The upward movement was attributed to gains recorded….

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Top 10 performing stocks

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‘It is pertinent to state that there are two acceptable reasons why anybody should not invest. The first is if the person has accepted poverty as his destiny. The second is if the person is dead. Besides these two reasons, you can invest no matter the condition’

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Why you are not investing

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There is a saying that, it is the man that has eaten full that spends money to take pictures. It is good to enjoy some moment of relaxation, but it should not be at the expense of securing your future financially. You should not be spending money on frivolities when you have not ensured that you have put something aside to secure your tomorrow.

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Leadway denies defaulting on insured’s claims

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LEADWAY Assurance Company Limited has denied reports alleging a default on its part to meet the obligations on a purported policy under which a Nike Oladunni Omorodion is claiming for loss suffered following fire damage to a property at 8 Aduke Close, Maryland, Lagos.

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You can invest (2)

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The challenge for some people is not savings but what to invest their saving on. While there are a host of investment options available, the reason for investing should guide your decision. For example, if your aim is to invest for children school fees, it is advisable you choose an insurance linked investment.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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On the top 10 performing stocks were the shares of Vono Products Plc, Champion Breweries Plc, Continental Reinsurance Plc, R.T Briscoe Nig. Plc, Caverton Offshore Support Services Plc and Seplat Petroleum Dev Co. Plc. Others were Omoluabi Savings and Loans Plc, Fidson Healthcare Plc, Aiico Insurance Plc and Guinness Nigeria Plc.

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2015: Bulls’ll come back and act again

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Shareholders are optimistic that bulls will return to the Nigerian capital market in 2015. Also, expectations are high given that for about seven years now, the insurance sector has not given dividend and bonuses but in this interview with investors’ forum, shareholders reveal that the insurance sector will give out dividend and more dividends will come from other companies.

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You can invest

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*From right Mr Seyi Bickersteth Senior Partner KPMG Nigeria, Mr Andrew Michael, Global Chairman KPMG and Joseph Tegbe at a media chat in Lagos.

To some people, the word ‘investment’ sounds big and they see it as something for the educated, or the rich. This, however, is far from the truth. Investment is not the exclusive preserve of any class of people. It is something for everybody. So anybody can invest, and that includes you.

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Analysts rate NSE high despite challenges

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Despite challenges of consistent decline in international price of crude oil, fear surrounding the upcoming 2015 general elections and security challenges, the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, has witnessed some improvement over time, says a report by BGL Plc.

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Recapitalisation deadline tomorrow

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By Providence Obuh Deadline for increases in minimum capital requirements for capital market operators is tomorrow, December 31, 2014 as announced by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and a new minimum capital structure is expected to take off by January 1, 2015. Under the new requirements, stock broking firms in the country are expected

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On FG removal of VAT from stock market transactions

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Nigerian Stock Exchange

The Federal Government has approved the removal of Value Added Tax on all commissions on capital transactions two years after the announcement, shareholders in this interview speaks on the removal. Excerpts:

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NB, Forte Oil gains propel transactions on NSE

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The shares of Nigerian Breweries Plc and Forte Oil recorded heavy transactions in the month of November to emerge the leading stocks in terms of price appreciation in the stock exchange.

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How to invest in Treasury Bills (2)

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In the last edition, it was stated that anybody that wants to buy treasury bills (TBs) must go through the banks. To buy or invest in TBs, you have to visit your bank and inquire about the process.

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Top 10 performing stocks

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On the top 10 performing stocks last week were shares of etransact International Plc, Omoluabi savings and Loans Plc, Wapic Insurance Plc, Beta Glass Plc Honeywell Flourmills Plc and Mansard Insurance Plc.

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Access Bank empowers slain police officers’ wives

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As part of its corporate social responsibility, Access Bank Plc, has embarked on programmes aimed at empowering wives of Police Officers who died in active service to the bank.

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Entertainment industry can’t list except…

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DVDs for sale are pictured in a store on September 24, 2013 in Accra. The new film by Ghanaian-Nigerian director Pascal Amanfo "Boko Haram" has been banned by censors in Ghana and shunned by cinema owners in Nigeria. AFP PHOTO

Following a fallout from the CMC’s conference that the entertainment industry should seek listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, shareholders are of the view that they cannot list except incorporated by CAC as a company with a product

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How to invest in treasury bills

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The Central Bank of Nigeria head office  in Abuja.

It is one of the safest investment products. Yet many people know little about it. The banks are not also helping matters. They rarely inform or educate their customers about it. And why should they, when it is more expedient for them for the customer to invest his money with them via fixed deposit than investing the money in Treasury bill.

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Shareholder berates SEC over CMC composition, associations’ multiplicity

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Unlike the Stock market, Forex trading is Online

The General Secretary of Independent Shareholders Association of Nigeria, ISAN, Mr. Adebayo Adeleke, has condemned the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, over non-inclusion of investors the its Capital Market Committee, CMC.

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When you are not satisfied with your bank (4)

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You were dissatisfied with the service of your bank. You made a verbal complaint, the issue was not resolved. And as advised in the last edition, you have written a formal letter of complaint to the management of the bank, with copies to the CBN and NDIC. But you have not received any response. What should you do next?

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Top 10 performing stocks

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On the top 10 performing stocks last week were shares of Mansard Insurance Plc, Academy Press Plc, Royal Exchange Assurance Plc, P.Z Industries Plc, Ikeja Hotels Plc and Evans Medicals Plc.

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Naira devaluation: What shareholders think

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Following the devaluation of the naira by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Shareholders in this interview speak on how it will impact on their investment especially in terms of dividend. Excerpt:

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Top 10 performing stocks

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On the top 10 performing stocks last week were shares of P.Z Cusson Plc, Livestock Feeds Plc, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, Costain (West Africa) Plc, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc (DSR) and May & Baker Plc.

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When you are not satisfied with your bank (3)

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Mobile Money

When you are not satisfied with the services of your bank, you can do either of the following.

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Unauthorised sale of shares: Sanctions are confidence booster

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Nigerian Stock Exchange

Regulatory infractions involving unauthorized sale of clients’ shares contrary to the rules and regulations governing dealing members of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is now on the increase.

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